Major in Exercise Science

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(Applicable to students admitted to the new 4-year curriculum in 2016-17)

You are required to successfully complete 96 credits, including a 12-credit dissertation as Capstone Requirement

Science Core Courses (Years 1 and 2)
Students are required to complete all the following Science Core Courses of 24 credits in total in years 1 and 2.
BBMS1001/
BBMS1002
Human Biology/
Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Year 1 6 credits
BBMS2002/
BBMS2011
Evidence-based Practice and Public Health/
Research Methods in Medicine and Health 
Year 2 6 credits
BBMS2004/
BBMS2012
Introduction to Human Anatomy/
Anatomy for Exercise and Health
Year 1 6 credits
CMED2004 Behavioural Sciences I Year 2 6 credits

Subject Core Courses – Prescribed (Years 1 and 2)
Students are required to complete 36 credits from the following courses in years 1 and 2.
EXSC1001 Foundations of Exercise Science (*compulsory) Year 1 6 credits
EXSC1002 Physical Activity and Health Year 1 6 credits
EXSC1003 Kinetic Anatomy Year 2 6 credits
EXSC2001 Fundamentals of Motor Control and Learning   Year 2 6 credits
EXSC2003 Exercise Physiology Year 2 6 credits
EXSC2006 Measurement of Physical Activity Year 2 6 credits
EXSC2007 Exercise Prescription and Training Year 2 6 credits
EXSC2009 Exercise Biomechanics  Year 2 6 credits

Specialism Courses (Years 3 and 4)
Candidates are required to complete 24 credits from the following Specialism Courses during years 3 and 4. 
EXSC3001 Internship   6 credits
EXSC3002/
EXSC3018
Advanced exercise physiology/
Biological Basis of Exercise and Health
  6 credits
EXSC3003 Advances in Skill Learning   6 credits
EXSC3004 Physical Activity and Disability   6 credits
EXSC3005 Physical Activity and Diseases of Inactivity   6 credits
EXSC3006 Public Health Promotion of Physical Activity   6 credits
EXSC3007 Special Topics in Exercise Sciences   6 credits
EXSC3008 Recent Advances in Exercise and Health   6 credits
EXSC3009 Current Concepts in Exercise and Health   6 credits
EXSC3010 Advanced Measurement of Physical Activity   6 credits
EXSC3011 Advanced Exercise Prescription and Training   6 credits
EXSC3012 Applied Anthropometry   6 credits
EXSC3013 Sport and Exercise Nutrition   6 credits
EXSC3014 Rehabilitation Science   6 credits
EXCS3015 Sport and Exercise Psychology   6 credits
EXCS3019 Exercise and Chronic Diseases    6 credits

Capstone Experience (Year 4)
Candidates are required to complete 12 credits of dissertation in year 4.
EXSC4000   Dissertation Year 4 12 credits

 


(Applicable to students admitted to the existing 4-year curriculum in 2015-16 and before)

You are required to successfully complete 90 credits, comprising:

  • 24 credits in Introductory Level courses
  • 54 credits in Advanced Level courses
  • 12 credits of Capstone (Dissertation)

*For students admitted to 4-year curriculum from 2013-2014 onwards, Foundations of Exercise Science EXSC1001 is a pre-requisite for the Major in Exercise Science.

Introductory Level Core Courses
EXSC1001 Foundations of Exercise Science
EXSC1002 Physical Activity and Health
EXSC1003 Kinetic Anatomy
EXSC1004/
BBMS1001/
BBMS1002
Physiology for Human Movement/
Human Biology/
Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology

Advanced Level Courses
EXSC2001 Fundamentals of motor control and learning
EXSC2002 Sport and Exercise Psychology
EXSC2003 Exercise physiology
EXSC2004/
BBMS2002/
BBMS2011
Research design and analysis for exercise and health/
Evidence-based practice and public health/ 
Research Methods in Medicine and Health
EXSC2005 Biomechanics
EXSC2006/
EXSC2010
Measurement of physical activity/
Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Activity
EXSC2007 Exercise prescription and training
EXSC2009 Exercise Biomechanics
EXSC3002/
EXSC3018
Advanced exercise physiology/
Biological Basis of Exercise and Health
EXSC3003 Advances in skill learning
EXSC3004 Physical activity and disability
EXSC3005 Physical activity and diseases of inactivity
EXSC3006 Public health promotion of physical activity
EXSC3007 Special topic in exercise sciences
EXSC3008 Recent advances in exercise and health
EXSC3009 Current concepts in exercise and health
EXSC3010 Advanced measurement of physical activity
EXSC3011 Advanced exercise prescription and training
EXSC3012 Applied anthropometry
EXSC3013 Sport and exercise nutrition
EXSC3014 Rehabilitation Science
EXSC3019 Exercise and Chronic Diseases

 

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